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Live music venues in small cities and rural towns can serve as a vivacious cultural hub for their communities.
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  • Economy
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  • Land Use
Local leader, Beatriz Oliva Soto, talks about community equity and the importance of equal representation in local leadership.
  • Civic Health
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  • Environment
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  • Equity
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  • Leadership
Leslie Bethel left behind a legacy of vibrant, transformational projects in her role as Executive Director of the Glenwood Springs Downtown Development Authority.
  • Land Use
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  • Placemaking
Develop the skills your team of local leaders needs to effectively plan for growth and change in your community.
  • Land Use
Why the best trick-or-treating neighborhoods make the best kind of neighborhoods any time of year.
  • Housing
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  • Land Use
Three communities incorporate strategies for greater engagement with the higher education institutions that call them home.
  • Assistance
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  • Placemaking
Dr. Nita Mosby Tyler of The Equity Project, LLC discusses equitable community planning and how to navigate it within our current systems.
  • Equity
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  • Leadership
An eye-opening take on dollar stores and their impacts on local economies.
  • Economy
Community engagement is a huge contributor to project success. Three locals share the value of being part of Grand Junction, Colorado's Vibrant Together project.
  • Civic Health
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  • Community
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  • Leadership
The American West is one of the fastest growing and rapidly changing parts of the country.
  • Community
Like many Colorado towns, the city of Durango struggles with affordable housing. However, an ADU policy and code update has diversified and increased their housing options.
  • Housing
Cities and towns can use these principles to temper parking debates, facilitate implementation of technical solutions, and improve public perceptions of municipal government
  • Transportation